Research Publications for Holly A Thorpe

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  • Pringle, R., & Thorpe, H. A. (2017). Theory and Reflexivity. In Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies (pp. 32-41). Routledge.

  • Ryan, C., Thorpe, H., & Pope, C. (2017). The policy and practice of implementing a student–athlete support network: a case study. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. doi:10.1080/19406940.2017.1320301

  • Thorpe, H., & Wheaton, B. (2017). The X games: re-imagining youth and sport.. In L. Wenner, & A. Billings (Eds.), Sport, Media and Mega-Events (pp. 247-261). New York, USA: Taylor & Francis.

  • Thorpe, H., & Wheaton, B. (2016). Surfing an Olympic sport? Cultural politics towards Tokyo 2020. In Surfing Social Conference (Hui). Conference held at Solscape, Raglan, New Zealand.

  • Thorpe, H. A., & Olive, R. (2016). Conducting observations in sport and exercise settings. In B. Smith, & A. Sparkes (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise (pp. 124-138). Routledge.

  • Thorpe, H. A., & Ahmad, N. (2016). Youth sport in the Middle East. In K. Green, & A. Smith (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport (pp. 117-130). Routledge.

  • Thorpe, H., & Chawansky, M. (2016). The ‘girl effect’ in action sports for development: The case of the female practitioners of Skateistan. In H. Thorpe, & R. Olive (Eds.), Women in Action Sport Cultures Identity, Politics and Experience (pp. 133-152). Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from

  • Toffoletti, K., & Thorpe, H. (2016). Exploring social media engagement by female athletes in a postfeminist age. In 37th North American Society of the Sociology of Sport Conference. Conference held at Tampa Bay, Florida, USA.

  • Thorpe, H., & Olive, R. (Eds.) (2016). Women in action sport cultures. Identity, politics, experience. Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from

  • Olive, R., Thorpe, H., Roy, G., Nemani, M., lisahunter., Wheaton, B., & Humberstone, B. (2016). Surfing together: Exploring the potential of a collaborative ethnographic moment. In H. Thorpe, & R. Olive (Eds.), Women in Action Sport Cultures Identity, Politics, and Experience (pp. 45-68). Palgrave Macmillan.

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